Thousands of aspirants, eyeing the best Business schools in India, the likes of IIMs, which will kick-start their professional careers as managers, analysts and executives, must be looking out for the Common Admission Test (CAT) Notification. CAT is their opportunity to take the first step towards a successful career in business and management.
The notification of CAT 2019 has been released on 28th July 2019 by IIM Kozhikode. CAT exam is will be conducted on November 24, 2019, plus the result of CAT 2019 will be out in 2nd week of January 2020.
CAT 2019 exam will remain the same as VARC, DILR and QA. it is important to know that CAT exam will test you for your quantitative skills and language skills besides your analytical and logical reasoning.
CAT 2019 Important Dates
The dates of CAT 2019 are as follows:
|Notification release date||28th July 2019|
|Registration commencement||7th August 2019|
|Last date for Online Registration||18th September 2019|
|Issue of Admit Card||23rd October to 24th November 2019|
|CAT 2019 Exam date||24th November 2019|
|Result Announcement||2nd week of January 2020|
The online registration process for CAT 2019 will begin from 7th August 2019. The last date for online application is 18th September 2019. Once the application has been submitted and the payment been made, applicants can still make corrections in the form and check for any inadvertent error in fields like percentage of marks, work experience, and programmes selected, when the correction window opens sometime in the first week of October 2019. Once this is done, the applicants will be able to download their final admit cards. The CAT exam will be conducted across the nation on November 24, 2019, with the results being declared by the second week of January 2020.
The Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on rotational basis. It is one of the most competitive examinations in India and attracts graduates from all streams. It is also one of the most popular exams among commerce students, as CAT scores are accepted not just by the IIMs but also more than 100 top Business schools in India. The IIMs alone offer around 4000 seats to aspirants.
CAT is a computer based exam, held every year. The exam comprises 100 questions, divided in 3 sections (Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning), to be answered in 3 hours. The exam is conducted pan India in more than 147 cities.
CAT Notification 2019
The notification for the CAT exam is out on 28th July 2019. The exam is likely to be conducted in two sessions-morning and afternoon. CAT 2019 is organized on a Sunday on 24th November 2019.
Below are the dates showing Previous Years CAT Notification Dates
|Year||Notification Date||Exam Date|
|2018||29th July 2018||25th November 2018|
|2017||29th July 2017||26th November 2017|
|2016||31st July 2016||4th December 2016|
|2015||26th July 2015||29th November 2015|
CAT is Online
The entire registration process, including the filling up of the application form and payment will happen through an online process. There is no provision for offline registrations as it has been scrapped by the conducting authority. There will be no CAT 2019 offline facility and the entire process will have to be done online. There is no separate CAT 2019 application form. The application form is a part of the online CAT 2019 registration process.
CAT 2019 Eligibility
Any graduate with 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (45% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Differently Abled categories) is eligible to give the CAT 2019 exam. Final year graduation students may also apply, provided they submit their graduation related documents latest by 30 June 2020, in case they get a call for admission.
Candidates must look out for the notification when it is released and understand the process thoroughly before submitting the form, to prevent any error.
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